We performed a comparison between ManageEngine Endpoint Central and Sophos Mobile based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"ManageEngine Desktop Central's most valuable features are remote desktop control and image management. We can send things out from the desk here, it is a very good tool for us."
"One of the benefits of Desktop Central is it made the provisioning process simpler because now we have a provisioning package. We have around 1,500 laptops at the moment and all these PCs were provisioned by a provisioning package. In the provisioning package, we have integrated every aspect of renaming, deploying applications, patching, etc., so we simply execute the provisioning package and as soon as it's executed, it will install the management agent. Once the agent is installed, it will take care of all the tasks, so we don't have to sit in front of the computer to prepare the machine. This really helps us to provision the PC quickly with our agent."
"The mobile functionality is very easy."
"The stability is great."
"Has good functionality and is user-friendly."
"Very good, functional solution for endpoint management."
"The most valuable feature of this solution is the Patch Management."
"The stability is very good."
"The most valuable feature is the mobile device management capability. You can easily manage all of your mobile devices."
"The solution provides us with data protection."
"The solution is quite user-friendly."
"The initial setup process is straightforward and fast."
"Sophos can block the Wi-Fi connection on a mobile device. That's one feature we wanted, but the main thing is the ability to disable the device if it's lost or stolen. We need to shut down PayPal, so it can't be used to make unauthorized purchases."
"The security features work well."
"One of the most valuable features of Sophos Mobile is the Wifi password."
"The remote management and cloud-based maintenance features of this solution are very useful for our organization."
"The team should work on improving the stability, particularly with massive patches deployment, clients are not 100% getting patches and the information provided by the system does not help; more detailed report would be very useful."
"ManageEngine could be improved by giving customers an option to perform certain actions proactively. Since I was a consultant, I worked on different products and some had advantages over ManageEngine. For example, proactive remediation—you want to proactively check something on the computers and run the script. In ManageEngine, you have the option to run the script, but Intune has the option to do so proactively. ManageEngine doesn't have this. You should have the option to act proactively, not just going ahead and fixing it once it's done. Proactive remediation should be a feature."
"I would like to see them come out with a SaaS version of the product in the future."
"ManageEngine Desktop Central is very limited. When you scan your system, it will only recognize Microsoft Windows Defender and BitLocker."
"The only problem with it is that the setup isn't very intuitive. I know that they just upgraded the product to make it a little bit easier to use, but compared to some of the other platforms, it is not easy to configure it, set it up, and get it running. However, once you have set it up and got it running, it runs great."
"The team I've currently got is not using it particularly well, due to the fact that they don't know how to use it particularly well. They've not done any training and so on."
"The Deployment scheduler needs updating to support various methods for deployment."
"Improvement of the chats on the web communication through the WAN would be helpful."
"They continue to work on integration with mobile device management and mobile security. They are improving the protection but I think that the capabilities still need to be enhanced."
"The setup should be made easier."
"The features of Sophos Mobile could improve. The way the system works together could be better. Additionally, the integration with other Sophos products could improve."
"We have experienced issues in updating iOS devices when we set a minimum version requirement policy, and we do not have the option to force automatic installation. This means that the device must be supervised in order for updates to be applied, which we would like to see improved."
"The product does not work well in iOS."
"To manage the Apple devices is not that straightforward there are a lot of features the other third parties solutions are offering which Sophos Mobile is not."
"We encounter issues while working with iOS."
"Our support reps are based in the Philippines, and it's hard to connect with them sometimes. It took me about two months to resolve my issue, so it wasn't a good experience."
ManageEngine Endpoint Central is a unified endpoint management (UEM) solution offered by ManageEngine, a division of Zoho Corporation. It is designed to help organizations efficiently manage and secure their endpoints from a centralized platform. Endpoint Central provides a comprehensive set of features and capabilities to streamline endpoint management and enhance security across diverse devices and operating systems.
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Reviews from Real Users
PeerSpot user, Sr Engineer Administrator at a university, says that "Its cross-platform capabilities and the ability to do both OS-level patching and third-party patching are valuable. It is difficult to find a software product that will do all that for you out of the box, and you don't have to do any configuration other than your initial setup. Once you do that, there is a very minimalistic approach to getting it operational. You can have it up and running within a 20-minute time span."
Park Armstrong, Chief Technical and Solution Architect at Vertigo Inc., writes that ManageEngine Endpoint Central is “Helpful for identifying and filling the gaps and meeting compliance needs, but each of their product works as an independent product and lacks integration”.
Sophos Mobile is a Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) and security solution that helps businesses spend less time and effort to manage and secure traditional and mobile endpoints. The only UEM solution that integrates natively with a leading next-gen endpoint security platform, Sophos Mobile supports management of Windows 10, macOS, iOS, and Android devices.
ManageEngine Endpoint Central is ranked 4th in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) with 30 reviews while Sophos Mobile is ranked 10th in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) with 8 reviews. ManageEngine Endpoint Central is rated 8.4, while Sophos Mobile is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of ManageEngine Endpoint Central writes "Useful for patching and software deployment, but needs a proactive remediation feature ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sophos Mobile writes "Poor Apple comparability, missing features, but scalable". ManageEngine Endpoint Central is most compared with Microsoft Intune, Microsoft Configuration Manager, Jamf Pro, VMware Workspace ONE and Symantec Client Management Suite, whereas Sophos Mobile is most compared with Microsoft Intune, Jamf Pro, VMware Workspace ONE, IBM MaaS360 and SOTI MobiControl. See our ManageEngine Endpoint Central vs. Sophos Mobile report.
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